High School

High School students in class

Lyceum Kennedy's High School is defined as the last three years of secondary education. The 10th grade year helps determine which track (French or International) the student will choose to follow for 11th and 12th grades.

In 2014, Lyceum Kennedy became an authorized IB world school, offering a rigorous, challenging and balanced two-year university preparation program for students aged 16 to 19. The IB DP provides an outstanding research-based education, developing both disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding. Taught in the 11th and 12th grade classes the IB DP is a broad-based two-year course that aims to encourage students to be knowledgeable and inquiring, but also caring and compassionate. After completing successfully the DP course of studies students at Lyceum Kennedy are awarded with a bilingual IB Diploma. The IB DP is an outstanding program recognized by higher education institutions around the world.

For further information, visit the IB official site: www.ibo.org.


New York State High School Regents Diploma

All of Lyceum Kennedy’s High School students prepare for the New York State High School Regents Diploma. In order to earn a NYS Regents Diploma, students must pass the following Regents Exams, the required Regents are as followed: English, Algebra, Global Studies, U.S. History and Living Environment. This diploma enables our students to apply to American universities or colleges.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Students can take AP (Advanced Placement) for college credit. Most students take the French AP Exam and many take the U.S. History and Global History if they qualify.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Starting in 10th grade, students attend SAT preparation classes. The SAT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the U.S.